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Workstation for a Stained Glass Artist with Back Pain and Fibromyalgia

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Stained glass artist with bad back and fibromyalgia needs to work on the stained glass without pain.


Workstation for stained glass artist
Workstation for stained glass artist

In addition to some accommodations shown at RESNA 2005, a custom stained glass work and storage table was designed and fabricated using 80/20 fabrication. The storage area sits below a work surface that can be tilted and which can be pulled out to provide leg room.

Cost Analysis

Initial Assessment (9 hours at $95/hour including 3.5 of drive time)

Design Time (18 hrs @ 95/hr)

Shop Time (76 hrs @ 45/hr)

80/20 Materials $4000

Lumber, PVC Pipe and mics $600


Paul J. Schwartz, MSIE, ATP, CPE

Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute

University of Wisconsin-Stout

221 10th Ave/121 VRB

Menomonie, WI 54751

voice (715)232-2378

fax (715)232-5008